NVIDIA is a computing platform company, innovating at the intersection of graphics, HPC, and AI. The company specializes in the manufacture of graphics-processor technologies for workstations, desktop computers, and mobile devices. The company is a major supplier of integrated circuits used for personal-computer motherboard chipsets, graphics processing units (GPUs), and game-consoles. Founded in 1993, NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.
ServiceNow provides cloud-based solutions that define, structure, manage, and automate services for enterprise operations in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and other countries. The company offers service management solutions, including incident, problem, change, request, and cost management as well as service catalogs; and IT, HR, facilities, and field service management solutions. It also provides IT operations management solutions covering service mapping, delivery, and assurance solutions; business management solutions such as financial management, project portfolio suite, vendor performance management, and performance analytics as well as governance, risk, and compliance; and application development services. In addition, the company offers professional, educational, and customer support services. It sells its products through its direct sales team as well as indirectly through channel partners and third-party referrals. ServiceNow was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, United States.
Square is a merchant services aggregator and mobile payment company that aims to simplify commerce through technology. Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Sellers use Square to reach buyers online and in-person, manage their business, and access financing. And individuals use Cash App to spend, spend, store, and invest money. Square has offices in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Ireland, Spain, and the UK.
DocuSign operates a cloud-based electronic signature platform that helps small- and medium-sized businesses, enterprises, and individuals collect information, automate data workflows, and sign on various devices. The company’s platform automates manual and paper-based processes that allow users to manage various aspects of documented business transactions, including identity management, authentication, digital signature, forms and data collection, collaboration, and workflow automation and storage. The company also provides training and support services. Its platform serves the sales, human resources, finance, information technology, operations, legal, marketing, facilities, support, product management, and procurement departments in the financial services, healthcare, technology, higher education, insurance, real estate, life sciences, and government sectors in the United States and internationally. DocuSign was incorporated in 2003 and is based in San Francisco, California with additional offices in London, Sydney, Sao Paulo, and Dublin.
Braze is a comprehensive customer engagement platform that powers relevant and memorable experiences between consumers and the brands they love. Context underpins every Braze interaction, helping brands foster human connection with consumers through interactive conversations across channels that deliver value quickly and continuously. The company was named a Leader in the 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms and was recognized as one of Inc Magazine's 2019 Best Workplaces. Braze is headquartered in New York with offices in Chicago, London, San Francisco, and Singapore. Learn more at braze.com.
Tanium is a security and systems management platform that allows real-time data collection at an enterprise scale. It provides enterprise and government organizations with tools to secure, control, and manage millions of endpoints across the enterprise within seconds. The platform allows security and IT operations teams to get access to visibility and accurate information on the state of endpoints at all times to protect against modern-day disruptions and realize new levels of business resilience.
OpenAI is a non-profit artificial intelligence (AI) research company, associated with business magnate Elon Musk, that aims to carefully promote and develop friendly AI in such a way as to benefit, rather than harm, humanity as a whole. The organization aims to "freely collaborate" with other institutions and researchers by making its patents and research open to the public. The company is supported by over US$1 billion in commitments; however, only a tiny fraction of the $1 billion pledged is expected to be spent in the first few years. The founders are motivated in part by concerns about existential risk from artificial general intelligence.
Feedzai is a data science company that helps financial institutions prevent, detect, and remediates fraud risk. Feedzai has one mission: to make banking and commerce safe by combining fraud prevention and anti-money laundering under one platform to manage financial crime. Founded by data scientists and aerospace engineers, Feedzai is considered best in a class by Aite and one of the most successful AI companies by Forbes. The world’s largest banks, processors, and retailers use Feedzai to safeguard trillions of dollars and manage risk while improving customer experience.
Kofax Document Capture engages in the development and marketing of intelligent capture and exchange solutions and services. The company's solutions enable business process automation by managing the transformation and exchange of business critical information, which resides in various formats, such as paper, fax, and electronic documents. Further, Kofax provides professional education and consulting, training, and maintenance services. The company markets its products through a network of authorized partners and distributors, as well as own sales and service organizations. It has operations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific.
Plaid is the technology platform providing the tools and access needed for the development of a fully modern, and digitally-enabled financial system. Plaid makes it easier and safer for developers — from the smallest startups to the largest financial institutions — to build innovative financial services and applications. Plaid offers beautiful consumer experiences, developer-friendly infrastructure, and intelligence tools that give everyone the ability to build the future of financial services. Plaid was launched by William Hockey and Zach Perret in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Snowed in during the infamous Boston blizzard of 2015, Dr. Alfred Griffin III began his research into several recently-published breakthroughs in 3D printing. What he found was game-changing. Based on new developments in the space, he theorized that it might have finally become possible to print a clinically acceptable bracket—something that had never been done before. Three tireless years of research and development later, Dr. Griffin achieved what had once been impossible: a 3D printed bracket made of ceramic polycrystalline alumina. Orthodontists had talked about creating a 100% personalized, fixed appliance treatment for decades. Now, that vision was about to become a reality.